|Official name||Proto-urban Site of Sarazm|
|Designated||2010 (34th |
Sarazm is an ancient
The site indicates an early
The city is believed to have been revived as a mining point to collect from nearby sources of
The town was discovered in 1976 by a veteran of the Great Patriotic War named Ashurali Tailonov who found a copper dagger protruding from a nearby construction site. It was excavated by Abdullo Isakov and French archaeologists beginning in 1977.